Our purpose: bring people together, of all skill levels, that manage technology in Vermont’s public libraries, to discuss the best tools, how to manage them, and move our libraries forward. Hear what other libraries are doing and to share your ideas.
Come join us at the ACRL-NEC Access Services Spring Conference
“How Does Your Access Services Garden Grow?”
When: June 8, 2012
Where: Tower Hill Botanical Garden, 11 French Drive, Boylston, MA 01505
Time: 9:00am – 3:00pm
Cost: $30.00 per person
Please enjoy these videos of our First Annual Book Cart Drill Team Competition:
University of Vermont Libraries’ Banned On The Run: http://youtu.be/mO2ob44t1sg
Vermont Department of Libraries: http://youtu.be/63dxfzaffmg
If you have pictures of the day that you want added to the conference photo album on our Facebook Page (http://www.facebook.com/VTLibraryAssociation), please send them to me at firstname.lastname@example.org with your full name (so I can give you proper credit) and with the full names/blessings of the people in the picture. If the pictures were taken at a session/meeting/lunch/etc., please include that information, also!
Tuesday May 8, 2012 from
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Champlain College, South Willard Street, Burlington VT 05401
Broadband connections can open opportunities in all sectors and for all Vermonters. On May 8th, join leaders from around the state to set the path for using Internet technology to create jobs, strengthen our communities, reinvent schools and increase citizen participation.
The Vermont Library Association Awards Committee is seeking names of Vermont librarians who have retired or will retire in 2012. VLA honors all retirees who:
- Are VLA members, and;
- Have worked 10 years or more in Vermont libraries.
Please send names and contact info to me. Thanks so much.
Grace Worcester Greene
Chair, VLA Awards Committee
Vermont Department of Libraries
109 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05609
Online registration begins next Monday, March 5 for the 2012 Town Officers’ Education Conferences. (http://www.uvm.edu/extension/community/?Page=toec.html)
2012 Sessions will be held at the following locations:
- Hilton Hotel, Burlington – April 4
- Lake Morey Resort, Fairlee – April 10
- Holiday Inn & Conference Center, Rutland – April 18
Library-focused topics for the conferences are:
Register now for the 118th Vermont Library Conference!
This Ain’t Your Mama’s Library
Creating a New Generation of Library Services for a New Generation of Library Users
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
St Michael’s College, Colchester, Vermont
This year will feature a keynote address by Michelle Gorman and a Book Cart Drill Team Competition. For more information on programming, visit the Conference Website at http://www.vermontlibraryconference.org/
Registration is full. Forms/checks received will now be wait listed. Individuals will be notified of cancellations in the order they were received. Wait listed checks will be returned after the workshop.
Vermont Library Association and New Hampshire Library Association are pleased to offer a one-day workshop
This participatory workshop will focus on the future of libraries and the best practices that will help librarians improve access and services for their patrons.
Facilitated by Maureen Sullivan, president-elect of American Library Association and facilitator of NELLS (New England Library Leadership Symposium)
Friday, April 13, 2012
9:30 – 4:30
Coffee & munchies served at 9:00
Howe Library / 13 South Street / Hanover, NH 03755
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN http://conference.acrlnec.org/content/vt-virtual.
The ACRL New England Annual Conference is one again upon us and being held at College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA. Can’t make it down to Worcester? Want to network with other Vermont librarians? Need a cost-effective professional development option?
Mark your calendar for the 3rd Annual ACRL-NEC Vermont Virtual Conference on Friday, May 18th!
The ACRL/NEC offers professional development scholarships and an award for New England library science students and recent graduates, library staff and librarians. They are: